How To Install Google Chrome on Debian 11

Install Google Chrome on Debian 11

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Google Chrome on Debian 11. For those of you who didn’t know, Google Chrome is a simple, secure, and faster web browser. Chrome is available for the Linux, Android, iOS, Microsoft Windows, and Mac OS X operating systems.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the Chrome web browser on a Debian 11 (Bullseye).


  • A server running one of the following operating systems: Debian-based distribution like Debian 11, Linux Mint or elementary OS.
  • It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
  • SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
  • A non-root sudo user or access to the root user. We recommend acting as a non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.

Install Google Chrome on Debian 11 Bullseye

Step 1. Before we install any software, it’s important to make sure your system is up to date by running the following apt commands in the terminal:

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2. Installing Google Chrome on Debian 11.

  • Install Google Chrome from the official repository.

Now add Google’s GPG key:

wget -q -O - | sudo apt-key add -

Next, add the Google Chrome repository to your Debian system:

sudo sh -c 'echo "deb [arch=amd64] stable main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google.list'

Finally, install the Chrome browser 64-bit stable version using the following command below:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install google-chrome-stable
  • Install Google Chrome from the official page.

Now we download Google Chrome’s Debian package .deb file from Google’s official page using the wget command:


Once done, to install Google Chrome alongside all the dependencies, run the command below:

sudo apt install ./google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb

Step 3. Accessing Google Chrome on Debian.

Once successfully installed, you can find the Google Chrome launcher from the application menus.

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Chrome. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the latest version of Google Chrome on Debian 11 Bullseye. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Google Chrome website.

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r00t is a seasoned Linux system administrator with a wealth of experience in the field. Known for his contributions to, r00t has authored numerous tutorials and guides, helping users navigate the complexities of Linux systems. His expertise spans across various Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, CentOS, and Debian. r00t's work is characterized by his ability to simplify complex concepts, making Linux more accessible to users of all skill levels. His dedication to the Linux community and his commitment to sharing knowledge makes him a respected figure in the field.
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